Ensuring optimal workflow is an important aspect of profitability for your decorated apparel business. Unfortunately, problems inevitably will arise.
Throughout the decades, we have witnessed a tremendous transition in the white inks that we use every day. Basic inks have evolved, from plastisol and water-based, to the current non-PVC products on the market. Some market trends also have changed white textile screen-printing inks to bring us to where things currently stand.
A look at why some ink colors don't come out as planned.
Pretend for a moment that all the tasks needed to complete an order are nestled adjacent to a train track that circulates throughout your shop.
Computer-to-screen (CTS) imaging dramatically is changing the way we make screens for screen printing, similar to how photo emulsions changed the process years ago.
My father is a master carpenter, and I learned early on that doing the best job requires not only skills and training, but also the proper tools.
Pulling a squeegee on a manual screen-printing press and transforming a blank T-shirt into a colorful piece of commercial art is one of the most ubiquitous starting points for jobs in the decorated apparel industry...
My background is in halftone photography, and when I was using this old-school technology, it was imperative to have the proper light in the dark room where the film was handled.
It’s an eye-opening experience to think about how much specialty inks have evolved over the years and how the advances or applications of fringe technologies have helped screen-printing industry veterans...
Screen production is one of the most critical aspects in determining the final quality of your finished product.